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Poster: beep* Date: May 15, 2012 11:30pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Grateful Dead vs. Led Zeppelin

I went through a Zep period but I outgrew it after a few years I had tickets for a '76 show that got cancelled so I never did see them in person. They are an historically significant band to be sure. But I was more of an "old Yardbirds" , Jeff Beck era fan. And I tended to follow the other half of the Yardbirds split, the Keith Relf/Jim McCarty collaboration that eventually became Renaissance, whom I never tired of because they always evolved and kept it fresh. The Dead also continued to evolve and explore new horizons. I didn't find that happening as much with Zep. But there's no denying that when they played they not only peeled the paint off the walls but knocked all the plaster off as well. They just stopped ringing my chimes.